In her blog, Career Karma, Sharon DeLay mentions that another way to network for free is to attend free webinars, seminars, or teleconferences. Don’t forget about the people hosting them, they can be a wealth of information too. These can double as something to add to your resume as well. To read more visit: www.permanent-ink.com
If you’re not already using LinkedIn, check it out. It’s free to your average user, and can help you connect with a tremendous variety of people that can keep you moving forward in your career or job search. Find people who work where you want to work, connections at a company that is posting a job you’re interested in, or just a mentor in your field.